The American Joint Replacement Registry today released results from a study of total joint arthroplasty revision surgeries exploring the association between hospital size, reason for revision and where the surgery is performed. The AJRR claims the study to be a first of its kind, with researchers exploring whether there is an association between hospital size […]
The volume of large-joint replacement procedures in the U.S. rose more than 6% last year compared with 2014, according to the American Joint Replacement Registry. There were 161,040 hip and knee procedures in 2015, according to the AJRR’s annual report, a 6.2% increase over the prior year. That included nearly 236,000 primary knee operations (55.2%) and more than 150,000 […]
The American Joint Replacement Registry said today it is collaborating with the American Orthopaedic Association and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons to create a joint registry through the AJRR’s Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center. The AJRR said its Orthopaedic Quality Resource Center was approved as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry for the Centers […]
The American Joint Replacement Registry said monday it was named the official registry of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. AJRR is a non-profit organization that collects data on primary and revision hip and knee replacement procedures in the U.S. to provide actionable information for physicians and patients in related procedures. The decision […]
The American Joint Replacement Registry released its 2014 annual report this week, noting a significantly larger portion of women than men received hip and knee replacement or revision procedures. The group said it received data from 210,000 procedures from 2,247 surgeons at 237 hospitals across the U.S. to use for the report. “These procedures were performed […]
Major orthopedic implant makers are getting behind a project aimed at tracking hip and knee implants in 90 percent of U.S. hospitals, hoping to get ahead of the recall curve.